Taylor Swift is an American Singer and songwriter who at the age of 18 turned out to be the youngest single artist to write as well as record a No 1 hit in the United States Hot Country Music tracks with the solo “Our Song”. Grammy Award winning pop star Taylor Swift is among pop’s leading recording artists, having had beginnings around the world of country music. She launched her 4th country album, Red, in 2012. Her very first pop album, 1989, was released in 2014.
Who is Taylor Swift?
Swift was born on 13 December 1989 in Pennsylvania. Her family relocated to nearby Wyoming, the place where she first started crafting songs at at the age of 5, and at the age of 16 she released her first album. Hits such as “You Belong With Me” and “Love Story” appealed to country and pop lovers alike and helped to fuel the multi-platinum good results of her albums, with Fearless the top-seller of 2009. Swift afterwards became a pop juggernaut with the 2014 album 1989. She has received many awards, as well as many Grammys, and modeled for Cover Girl.
Swift performed the leading role in the movie Valentine’s Day, together with actress Jessica Alba.
Taylor Swift has received many Grammy Awards, especially the 2010 Album of the Year Award for the famous album Fearless.
Swift very quickly became an even hotter commodity. Her live concert tickets started selling out within two minutes, and she made her 2nd appearance on the comedy TV show Saturday Night Live, that time as both the host and musical guest. Furthermore, she has become the youngest celebrity to win the Grammy Award for Album of the season in 2010 for Fearless.
In 2010, she launched the music album Speak Now, that highlighted the hit music tracks “Ours”, “Sparks Fly” and “Mean”. The album was hugely successful, debuting at Number. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, selling more than one million copies in the first week. She paid attention to that album with Red (2012), showcasing the hit solo “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” and selling more than one million copies in the first week. With her 5th album 1989, Swift turned out to be the first girl in history to release 3 albums that sold one million copies in their first week.
She was positioned No. 1 as Forbes magazine’s top paid Hollywood star under 30 in 2012, overcoming Justin Bieber, Rihanna and Lady Gaga with an income of $57 million. She has also been tapped for 4 CMA nominations in 2009— Female Singer, Music Video of the Year, Best Album and also Entertainer of the Year—as well as 6 American Music Award nominations.